Tuition Deferrals

Fall & Spring Semesters tuition deferrals


The Payments and Billing Office will defer a student's Fall and/or Spring Semester tuition if the following conditions are met

  • You have submitted your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) AND Normandale has received the results of the FAFSA application from the Central Processing System by the payment deadline; however
    • If the college has not received your FAFSA results by the payment deadline, you will need to make other arrangements for payment of tuition, fees, and books. Your options include cash, credit card, or the Nelnet Payment Plan. Your expenses may be reimbursed with the receipt of financial aid later in the term
    • Students who have an approved financial aid consortium agreement at another MnSCU school must pay for their host school courses immediately following the disbursement of financial aid at their home school, but no later than 30 days into the term.
    • Students who have had their financial aid cancelled because of unsatisfactory progress must pay in full or sign up for the Nelnet Payment Plan. Visit the Financial Aid website for more information.
  • You have submitted a Third Party Billing Authorization to the Payments and Billing Office by the established deadline. Visit the Third Party page for more information
  • You have applied for the Nelnet Management Payment Plan and have submitted the required down payment. Visit the Payment Plan page for more information.
  • You have submitted your PSEO Notice of Student Registration Form for the upcoming semester to the Admissions Office. This form must be completed and submitted to the Admissions Office each semester that you will attend Normandale under the PSEO program. Link to PSEO Page
  • The Payments and Billing Office has received advanced notice or payment of a scholarship to cover tuition and fees. Visit the Third Party page for more information.

Students not meeting this criteria MUST pay their tuition/fees in full by the established payment deadline or their courses MAY BE DROPPED. Be sure to check out our Drop for nonpayment website. View the Drop For Nonpayment information for more details.

If you decide not to attend, do not use the drop for nonpayment process as a way to drop your classes.

Summer Session I/II


The Payments and Billing Office will defer a student's Summer Session I & II tuition if the following conditions are met:

  • You have submitted your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) AND Normandale has received the results of the FAFSA application from the Central Processing System by the payment deadline; however
    • If the college has not received your FAFSA results by the payment deadline, you will need to make other arrangements for payment of tuition, fees, and books. Your options include cash, credit card, or the Nelnet Payment Plan. Your expenses may be reimbursed with the receipt of financial aid later in the term
    • Students who have an approved financial aid consortium agreement at another MnSCU school must pay for their host school courses immediately following the disbursement of financial aid at their home school, but no later than 30 days into the term.
    • Students who have had their financial aid cancelled because of unsatisfactory progress must pay in full or sign up for the Nelnet Payment Plan. Visit the Financial Aid website for more information.


How do I know if my classes may be dropped? 

You can determine whether or not your tuition has been deferred beyond the tuition payment deadline by looking at the eServices website.   Under the "Bills and Payment" section, you will see one of two messages alerting you to your current status.

If your classes are not scheduled to be dropped for non-payment, you will see GREEN checkmark with the following message:

 

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If you have to make a tuition payment, you will see RED stop sign with the following message:

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